SuperHome Database

Highclere, Andover Road, Cherry Tree Cottage

House Summary

Charlie Bennett

House Type:
Victorian 3-bed with partial rebuild and extension

Carbon saving:

  • Highclere SuperHome
  • Wood stove_Cherry Tree Cottage
  • Internal wall insulation_Cherry Tree cottage
  • Rear view_Cherry Tree Cottage

Measures installed:

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Double Glazing
  • Eco materials
  • Floor Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Oil Condensing Boiler
  • Reclaimed Materials
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Sunpipe
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Water Saving Devices
  • Wood Stove

Upcoming events

This house does not open for events. However you can still contact the homeowners using the contact form below to ask them questions.

What visitors are saying

"Had a helpful conversation re putting in a lobby and storm windows."

Measures installed in detail:

  • Original solid walls: internal wall insulation      – foil quilt + 25mm cavity + 50mm phenolic foam + 25mm cavity
  • New walls: 50mm cavity + 50mm phenolic foam.
  • Condensing oil boiler with good controls
  • Rest of house: 300mm mineral wool insulation
  • Double glazing, timber frame, U=1.8
  • Clay paints
  • Solid floor insulation + 100mm phenolic foam
  • Original loft insulation: 300mm cellulose      fibre
  • Link section insulation: 100mm phenolic foam +      foil quilt
  • Bathhouse section insulation: 50mm phenolic      foam + foil quilt
  • Low energy appliances
  • Low energy lighting
  • Handmade/reclaimed clay bricks and roof tiles
  • Solar thermal panels
  • 2 lights pipes
  • Zone controls to underfloor heating on ground      floor
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • 2 Wood burning stoves
  • Sedum roof section
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Assessment types

SuperHomes Assessed

A home that has been visited and assessed by us and confirmed as reaching the SuperHome standard, which demonstrates a 60% carbon saving.

Homeowner Reported

Information has been provided by the homeowner about their home and energy use prior to the installation of measures and following their installation which demonstrates a carbon saving. This information has not been verified.

Remote Assessed

The homeowner has provided information on their home including what measures have been installed which has enables an assessor working on our behalf to assess their carbon savings. This home has not been visited to verify the measures installed.


This home has not been assessed, but the homeowner has reported what measures have been installed. It may be that this home is awaiting assessment.